ABOUT US

Adolescents Know Your Right’s (AKYR) is a youth service agency which seeks to learn more about the similarities, differences, voice and the composition of the 18 and under populations of the world. The organization supports personal growth and empowerment with the belief that every individual is a lifelong learner and experience is the best teacher. 
   
 The mission of AKYR is to increase social equity of race, gender, age and income variability through expounded education, promoting the awareness of opportunities, options, environmental effects, and uniting the efforts of allies with similar missions, while gathering data on the population.

It is the vision of AKYR to be a world model continuously supporting the empowerment of youth for building healthier communities, providing various platforms generating advancements in knowledge, financial support, and voluntary opportunities that contribute to lasting improvement to our quality of life within humanity. AKYR services all Denver, CO neighborhoods. 
 

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OUR TEAM

We support efforts that help young people develop character, and gain the necessary skills to become productive, engaged citizens. 

AKYR's BIG Dream's
    
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
-Henry David Thoreau-
  
It is the Vision of AKYR to be a world model continuously supporting the empowerment of youth for building healthier communities, providing various platforms generating advancements in knowledge, financial support, and voluntary opportunities that contribute to lasting improvement to our quality of life within humanity. We dream of duplicating all services first throughout the state, then the country, then the continent, and finally the world. If you do not plan to have a future you will not have one. Individuals that are successful set goals. Developing a long-term and short-term visions, provides the motivation to reach your goals. By setting sharp, clearly defined goals, you can measure and take pride in the achievement of those goals. The five and ten year goal of AKYR are in the inception stages but you can watch the dream grow, and even help out if you support the dream …
 

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
Adolescents Know Your Rights (AKYR) is dedicated to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential. AKYR does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, board, volunteers, interns, participants, and clients. AKYR promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. AKYR is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against any discrimination in volunteering or employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment. AKYR prohibits discrimination against any client, participant, staff member, volunteer, donor, intern, or board member of the AKYR community. We seek to develop and nurture diversity and inclusion. Any question of interpretation regarding this Nondiscrimination Policy Statement shall be referred to LeRita Cavness; E-mail [email protected]
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